Making Sense of Data in the Media
This free online course willl look at ways of cutting through the confusion to decide what numbers reveal, and when and why they (sometimes deliberately) mislead. And ask:
• How do we make sense of all these numbers?
• How can we decide which ones to trust and which to doubt?
• And how do we know which might reveal important trends and which are less dramatic than they sound?
The course has been written by the SMI's quantitative methods experts Todd Hartman, Mark Taylor and Aneta Piekut who teach the BA in Quantitative Social Sciences.
For more information and to sign up for the course which starts on 8th February visit FutureLearn